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Shakespeare and Co.

367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
+1 859-367-0413
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
“spring chicken” (11 reviews)
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367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Fun atmosphere and good Mediterranean meal. Great service and friendly barkeep to talk to. The decor kept me entertained and the delicate chocolates are fun.

Thank Pam K
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Extremely rude staff and food is not good. The decor is cool but not worth putting up with the rest.

1  Thank bps103
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I so wanted to love this but I was so disappointed. One side is really quaint and the other side is modern. My partner wanted to sit in the modern side. Our server Kevin was great - good friendly server - but the food was...More

Thank Cate019
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a GREAT RESTAURANT. It has DELICIOUS FOOD. They change up their menus from time to time but always deliver on FLAVOUR . This restaurant has a Paris theme. It is Victorian of sorts . It is a fun place to come relax in...More

Thank StephenandMargaret
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This little place had some good reviews on a couple of apps that we use to find places to eat, so we stopped by for a late lunch. As we entered, it was DEAD. Literally, one guy at the bar and no hostess. Never a...More

Thank MamaBearTwoCubs
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My college sorority sister treated me to lunch and it was wonderful. I had the tuna and it was delicious. The decor is what intrigued me. I absolutely adore Marie Antoinette (I am a retired history teacher) and her image adorns many things inciuding the...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I haven't visited Shakespeare's and co for a couple of years. From my memory it is pretty much the same . The novelty of an international restaurant in lexington ky persists. I had tea (earl grey in a bag) and the English breakfast with oJ...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Stopped by for lunch prior to a matinee concert at the Lexington Opera house. Public parking next to S&Co and its literally across the street from the Opera house. Very convenient. Greeted and seated immediately. Our waiter, kevin, offered us water and drinks. My wife...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We own a coffee roastery and have an amazing staff so we wanted a special lunch treat. I chose Shakespeare and Co in downtown Lexington and I am so glad I did. We did not need reservations and were seated immediately. Service was excellent and...More

Thank fantifan
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the food and atmosphere. It was relaxing and inviting had such a great time meeting old and new friends for brunch. Can't wait to bring my family

Thank Dee M
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Heather M
28 March 2017|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a clue but have been told that breakfast is a draw to the restaurants since they have a good breakfast/brunch menu.
Cindy H
2 October 2016|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
I don't know.
Amber D
18 May 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
For breakfast or lunch. It doesn't tend to fill up really early, but it does for dinner and turns into more of a bar. I would say for breakfast, but honestly, the children's menu is lacking. If your child loves pancakes... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-367-0413
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